Illinois Lt. Gov. Simon To Run For ComptrollerSheila Simon ended five months of uncertainty about her political future by launching her 2014 bid for Illinois state comptroller.
Lt. Gov: Illinois Cities Should Ban Assault Weapons NowSheila Simon says weapons bill on governor's desk, if signed, could prevent local bans in the future.
Illinois Lt. Gov. Wants Statewide Concealed Carry LawLawmakers have until June 9 to craft and pass a concealed carry law, by order of a federal appeals court.
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon Won't Seek Re-Election Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says she is weighing her options when it comes to seeking another public office.
Illinois Lt. Gov. Creates Firearms Working GroupThe group will be made up of freshmen state senators and representatives. They will meet with gun owners, hunters, law enforcement and families of gun violence victims.
Illinois Senate Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage BillEarlier today, Lt. Gov. Shelia Simon urged Illinoisans to contact their legislators and encourage them to vote in favor of the legislation.
Illinois Lt. Governor Weighs In On Guns"I think what we need to look at is from the point of view of ‘how do we keep ourselves safe,’ and that’s a different answer, depending on where you are in the state."
Wireless Company Donates Phones, Cash To Fight Domestic ViolenceThe donated phones, which Sheila Simon characterized as "turning everyone’s junk drawer into good news," will be erased and refurbished.
Illinois Lt. Gov. Pushes For Price Tags On College Degrees"We're working on getting information to students as they're thinking about where to apply to college, about what that ultimate price tag is," Sheila Simon said.
Illinois Lt. Governor Supports Efforts To Rein In Tuition CostsSimon cites a Pew Research Center report that found students amassed an average of $26,000 in student loans in 2010.
Illinois Delegation Heads To Democratic National ConventionThe Illinois delegation bubbled with excitement four years ago. Now, says Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, the thrill is gone.
Blood Donors Needed in S. IllinoisLt. Governor Sheila Simon issues plea for Red Cross.